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National Association of Schools & Colleges of The United Methodist Church

NASCUMC Leadership

President: Scott Miller, Virginia Wesleyan University President
First Vice President: Amy Novak, Dakota Wesleyan University President
Second Vice President: Fred Slabach, Texas Wesleyan University President
Secretary/Treasurer: Mark Hanshaw, GBHEM associate general secretary
Immediate Past President: Colette Pierce Burnett, Huston-Tillotson University President
Membership Committee Chair: Linda Buchanan, Andrew College President
Mission Committee Chair: Fayneese Miller, Hamline University President
Program Committee Chair: Roderick Smothers, Philander Smith College President

Class of 2020

Scott Cochran, Spartanburg Methodist College
Phyllis Dawkins, Bennett College
Vivia Fowler, Wesleyan College
Sandra S. Harper, McMurry University
Christopher Holoman, Centenary College of Louisiana
Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan, Claremont School of Theology

Class of 2018

Linda Buchanan, Andrew College
Bart Darrell, Kentucky Wesleyan College
Scott Miller, Virginia Wesleyan College
Amy Novak, Dakota Wesleyan University
Rob Pearigen, Millsaps College
Roderick Smothers, Philander Smith College

Class of 2019

Colette Pierce Burnette, Huston-Tillotson University
Ronald Johnson, Clark Atlanta University
Kina Mallard, Reinhardt University
Fayneese Miller, Hamline University
Colleen Keith, Pfeiffer University
Fred Slabach, Texas Wesleyan University

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Find a School

Find a United Methodist-related college or university to begin your journey and to discover, claim and flourish in your leadership calling.


GBHEM publishes books to serve church leaders throughout their intellectual journey. Learn more about these resources in our publications catalog.

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GBHEM works with the International Association of Methodist-related Schools, Colleges and Universities (IAMSCU) to increase educational opportunities across the globe.

In the U.S., GBHEM partners with the National Association of Schools and Colleges of The United Methodist Church (NASCUMC) to expand access to higher education.

Student discussion

Learn about grant funding offered for theological education and pastoral formation in all the Central Conferences in Africa, Europe and the Philippines.